Entries Tagged as 'Updates'

Sunday, June 17th, 2018

Perfect weather for typing on the porch

The typing continues at the Carson McCullers House in Nyack today. Happy Father’s Day to all the fathers out there, including the artist – father of five!  

Friday, June 15th, 2018

Pickwick !

Youd has set up shop at Pickwick Book Shop in Nyack to continue typing The Member of the Wedding by Carson McCullers. You can catch him there today and tomorrow.

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Retyping Carson McCullers has begun

Some might know of Nyack, New York as the former home of the painter Edward Hopper. Just down the road from Hopper’s house is where the author Carson McCullers lived from 1945 until her death in 1967. A colonial revival house at 131 South Broadway, the Carson McCullers House is where she wrote The Member […]

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Sing Sing Performance in the News!

The retyping of Falconer by John Cheever is finished! Check out this story and video about it in the local news.  

Monday, June 4th, 2018

Typing Begins at Sing Sing Prison

Tim Youd’s performance continues from June 3-June 11 at the Sing Sing Correctional Facility decommissioned guard tower near prison gate in Ossining, New York. The performance contributes to the artist’s ongoing project 100 Novels in which he retypes the entire novels from beginning to end in locations that are charged with literary significance in the author’s biography. In […]

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Retyping Mary McCarthy is Complete!

After just under three weeks, Youd has finished typing The Group! Next, Youd will retype Falconer by John Cheever. He will be typing at Sing Sing Correctional Facility and the Cheever House in Ossining from June 3–June 11. Check out the rest of this blog for more information on his project and future books! Pictured below is […]

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

The Final Day!

Today Youd could be seen typing in front of Main Gate. He’s 470 pages into The Group with only 16 pages left, making tomorrow the last day of typing! He will be under the big tree in front of the library! Make sure to come see him before he’s gone!  

Monday, May 7th, 2018

Main Building’s South Tower

Today Youd typed in Main Building’s South Tower, an old dorm room which has been closed off in recent years. It’s on the 5th floor and has quite a view! This room is quite possible the very room that Mary McCarthy, author of The Group (Vassar, class of 1933) lived during her time as a […]

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Beyond Vassar!

Today and yesterday Youd went off-campus, bringing the CAAD trailer with him. He was typing in the lot between the Crafted Kup and BurgerFi! Youd is taking the day off tomorrow, May 4th, but come see him in the galleries of the Lehman Loeb Art Center this weekend. On Monday Youd will be typing in […]

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

Creative Arts Across Disciplines [CAAD] Collaboratory

Come see Youd typing in the CAAD Collaboratory outside the library today! On Wednesday and Thursday, May 2nd and 3rd, he will be typing in the empty lot between BurgerFi and the Crafted Kup on Raymond Avenue. He’s already more than halfway through The Group. Don’t miss your chance to talk with him about his project!